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Xenon vs. Halogen
Xenon vs. Halogen
As commercial or residential lights, both halogen and xenon lamps have many benefits. But how to choose between them? Read on to compare the pros and cons of halogen and xenon light bulbs.

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How Do Lights Work?
How Do Lights Work?
If it wasn’t for the fact that Franklin experimented and had the interest back in the 17th century, having a power source to turn on lights, play computer games, listen to music and watch TV in the 21st century may not have come into existence.

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The History of the Light Bulb
The History of the Light Bulb
Before electric light was invented, people relied on the sun during the day or candles at night to light up their homes. The invention of the light bulb drastically changed the way we live and work now.

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A Guide to the Aurora Borealis Lights
A Guide to the Aurora Borealis Lights
Aurora Borealis is the scientific name for the phenomena more commonly known as The Northern Lights. They are brilliant colored waves of light, which can be seen against dark skies.

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What Are Lumens?
What Are Lumens?
Using a lamp's wattage to ascertain its brightness (the higher the wattage, the brighter the light), doesn't work anymore. Enter the lumen.

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All About Light Pollution
All About Light Pollution
Light pollution, also known as luminous pollution, is defined as the excessive introduction of artificial lighting to the outdoor environment. People who are unfamiliar with this problem often do not fully understand how light can become a pollutant.

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Electricity and Light Resource Guide
Electricity and Light Resource Guide
We use electricity everyday even though we cannot see or touch it. Most items in our houses, schools, and offices are powered by electricity, such as televisions, computers, phones, lamps, microwave ovens, kettles, heaters, fans, video game systems, and plenty more. So what exactly is electricity?

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Low Voltage Lighting: Advantages, Disadvantages and Straight Up Myths
Low Voltage Lighting: Advantages, Disadvantages and Straight Up Myths
What is low voltage lighting, and why is it so popular? This article looks at on some advantages and disadvantages of low voltage lighting.

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Pulse Start vs. Probe Start Metal Halide Lamps: What's The Difference?
Pulse Start vs. Probe Start Metal Halide Lamps: What's The Difference?
Discover the differences between probe start and pulse start metal halide lamps.

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Visible Light Astronomy
Visible Light Astronomy
Visible light astronomy includes a variety of observations with optical telescopes that work with visible spectrums of light. Visible light is part of the electromagnetic spectrum of light emitted from frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.

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Lighting Associations and Other Professional Organizations
Lighting Associations and Other Professional Organizations
These are several important lighting associations and other professional organizations for lighting professionals, architects, electrical engineers, interior designers, and builders.

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Quotations and Thoughts About Light
Quotations and Thoughts About Light
We just love these insightful observations regarding the nature of light by some of the world's greatest architects, designers, and writers.

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